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Flash is not working

Camera got wet and was left to dry out. For several days there appeared to be moistures inside the lens but the electronics and picture display worked fine.
Now everything seems to work except the flash and I cann't get the camera to flash. Any thoughts. Could the flash bulb have shorted out or is it more apt to be a software problem.

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Check and snug tighten all the screws around the perimeter of the case. Canon digital elphs use some of the case screws as a safety switch to turn off the flash if missing (thus preventing electrical shock from the flash if the case is opened). If this doesn't correct the problem, then you may be experiencing more severe internal corrosion problems that you cannot fix yourself.

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